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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in here a few weeks ago in a Junior Suite. Located close to Central Festival Phuket (10 mins walk). Not much to do around the area based on what I am aware of. There is a restaurant and convenience store just at the front and behind of the hotel. Check in was swift and staff were very polite and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good stay Deluxe room is big and come with balcony I can hang my t shirt there. Seven eleven is about 10 minutes’ walk. The area is ok suite in Phuket town not far from shopping mall, they also provide you free shuttle to the central festival mall. Staff is good polite and helpful with tons of information. I can... More 

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Thank Aree K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I traveled a week on green season in Phuket and stay 2 night in each hotel in many hotels around area. This hotel they just renovate this tower so my room was new big and clean. The price was average compare with other hotel in town but this one you got new stuff. What extra benefit is free shuttle to... More 

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Thank jumping500
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel since 28-31 of August with my boyfriend , that's very nice room and big and I was surprised for the first night when I come back from outside and I see the nice decoration on my bed with beautiful flowers they're set up for us and I have to say thank you my boyfriend... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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371 reviews
122 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,006 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

the hotel was build for chinese tour bus guests, noisy, drunk, shout at night. they have two building, one is the new one which is the same building as the lobby. the second one, all the suite room and ordinary delux is on the old tower. you need to walk through the parking,climb and need an extra unpleasent walk. when... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Stayed in this Hotel for 2 nights. The staff are really friendly with good english, Check-in and check-out took less than a minute. the rooms are really big and clean.They have free shuttle if you need to go nearby places like night Market which is just 5 mins away.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Check in/out was a breeze only that front desk seems more inclined to speak Chinese than English. Probably this hotel caters more for the Chinese tourists from PRC. Would not recommend this hotel to anyone who requires wifi connection within a blink of an eye. Breakfast was just average, much similar for the 3 days that we stayed there with... More 

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Thank Yong N
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

New hotel, room is big and clean. However, there is s throng stench if cigarette smell the moment we stepped in (even though it's a non-smoking room). Maybe we stayed on the high floor (highest is 7th floor), wifi connectivity is almost none. The only way we can access to wifi is at the lobby or the cafe in level... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 4 days 3 nights in deluxe room. Spacious room with balcony to dry your clothes or enjoy the night view of phuket town. The hotel also provides free shuttle bus to and fro Central Festival Mall. Big C is just about 5 to 10 mins walk from the mall. The hotel provides kettle, large refrigerator,... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for only one night when traveling through phuket. Staff were polite and pleasant. Rooms both clean, classy and included large fridge, tv, balcony and shower. Ate in the resturaunt twice and found it very nice although service charge was a little high. All in all great value for money and I would recommend it to friends and stay... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
" New Dara Boutique Hotel & Residence is a new 4 stars boutique hotel with 170 guest rooms (2 buildings) outdoor swimming pool, fitness room & conference rooms in Phuket only a few minutes walk away from bustling shopping centers, entertainment venues and dining areas, located in the hub of shopping and tourism in the island. You'll get easy access to the island's famous attractions, such as the Phuket old town and Central Festival Phuket. Commute to sandy beaches, tropical island golf courses and relaxing spas in only half an hour or less. New Dara, derived from the word "dara" which means "star," is a place where you can feel the thrilling ambiance of a movie set and feel like a superstar. The hotel's stylish design is inspired by a movie studio theme that features loft scenery, brick, pine wood, and shades of black and white. Each room also showcases beautiful, original hand-processed photos created through black-and-white film processing in a darkroom. The lobby display art pieces featuring the island's world-famous tin mining, which helped shape the economy of Phuket in the 16th century. Feast your eyes on the walls of the interior, where you'll see unique art pieces that exhibit historical tin mining, local lifestyle and popular movies shot in Phuket and nearby areas. New Dara will ensure comfort and quality service so you can enjoy superstar accommodation and a memorable holiday experience. If you're an art lover, a photography enthusiast or a movie aficionado looking for something new and exciting, New Dara is the place to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Dara Boutique Hotel & Residence

Address: 14/18, 14/21 Moo 4, Chaofa Road | Vichit, Muang, Wichit, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand (Formerly Dara Hotel)
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town > Wichit
Price Range: $53 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — New Dara Boutique Hotel & Residence 4*
Number of rooms: 170
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